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πλινθ-ίον , τό, Dim. of πλίνθος,
A.small brick, Th.6.88, X.Cyr.7.1.24; of gold, IG22.1377.13.
2. sundial, Vitr.9.8.1.
3. a bandage, = ἡμιρρόμβιον, Gal. 18(1).798, cf. Heraclasap.Orib.48.13.1.
b. machine invented by Nileus for reducing dislocations, Heliod. ap. Orib.49.7.
4. rectangular box, Bito60.2.
III. checker-board, Poll.9.98.
2. table of numbers divided into squares, Vett.Val.321.1: hence, = διάγραμμα, of a musical scale, Ph.1.27.
3. pl., = Lat. regiones caeli, fields into which the Augurs divided the templum of the heavens, Plu.Cam.32, Rom. 22.
4. squares or checks of tartan, D.S.5.30.
5. front frame of a torsion-engine, Ph.Bel.60.6, HeroBel.81.10; also, case or chamber in which mechanism is fitted, Id.Aut.5.3.
6. generally, rectangle, Str. 2.5.36, PMag.Lond.46.349,361.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Strabo, Geography, 2.5.36
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.88
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 7.1.24
    • Plutarch, Romulus, 22
    • Plutarch, Camillus, 32
    • Plutarch, Crassus, 23
    • Arrian, Tactica, 11.5
    • Arrian, Tactica, 29.8
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 5.30
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